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Freshfields announces 32 new counsel

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) has announced the promotion of 32 new counsel, across its practices around the world. These promotions will be effective on 1 May 2020.

Our counsel are our most senior lawyers who are not partners. The role of counsel recognises the significant talent and hard work shown by senior lawyers across the firm.

Commenting on the promotions, Freshfields’ Senior Partner, Edward Braham said, “Our new counsel demonstrate a commitment to delivering exceptional legal expertise and service to our clients through their deep understanding and collective teamwork. These promotions highlight our continuous investment in areas that are increasingly important to our clients, ensuring continued excellence and client satisfaction.”

The list of appointments is set out below:

Antitrust Competition and Trade
Alessandro Di Giὸ, Rome
Bertrand Guerin, Berlin
Mary Wilks, London

Dispute Resolution
Yong Wei Chan, Hong Kong
Ashmita Garrett, London
Thorsten Matthies, Dusseldorf
Bettina Schmaltz, Frankfurt
Tobias Timmann, Dusseldorf
Ricky Versteeg, London
Elisabeth Maria Weber, Munich

Global Transactions
Massimo Amoruso, London
Margaux Bognon-Kuss, Paris
Samantha Braunstein, New York
En-Min Chua, New York
Raphaël Darmon, Paris
Cristina Esteve, Madrid
Ana Julia Garcia, Madrid
Emma Gateaud, London
Gabriela Rocha Gomes Strieder, Frankfurt
Alon Gordon, London
Nina Heym, Frankfurt
Steven Hsu, Hong Kong
Sami Jebbour, Paris
Helen Jones, London
Kyle Miller, Frankfurt
Rós Ní Dhubháin, London
Marie Roche, Paris
Koen Vanlaer, Brussels

People and Reward
Thomas Granetzny, Dusseldorf
Kevin Kay, New York

Tanja Walter-Yadegardjam, Frankfurt

Pro Bono
Paul Yates, London

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About Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is a global law firm with a long-standing track record of successfully supporting the world's leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments on ground-breaking and business-critical mandates. Our 2,800 plus lawyers deliver results worldwide through our own offices and alongside leading local firms. Our commitment, local and multi-national expertise and business know-how means our clients rely on us when it matters most.